This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who attend school in and are residents of Illinois. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be US citizens. Applicants must have a history of extracurricular activities that demonstrates a willingness to accept leadership responsibilities (student government, club officer, etc.) or a commitment to civic responsibility, social consciousness, and a willingness to serve the community (community service projects, volunteer activities with local service agencies or charitable institutions, etc.). They must also plan to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an Illinois school. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a 500-word essay on The Role of Township Government in Today's Society and in the Future that will include information gained from an interview with a township official.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.